Andrea Yates Court Case: Summary


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A death qualified jury means that:

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1. A capital murder trial is a case in which:

2. The insanity defense is:

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the insanity defense and what Andrea Yates suffered from.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Death qualified jury
  • Capital murder trial
  • Insanity defense
  • What Andrea Yates suffered from
  • Outcome of the 2002 verdict in Andrea Yates trial

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Andrea Yates lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding what a capital murder trial is
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about Andrea Yates and details related to her trial

Additional Learning

Andrea Yates Court Case: Summary takes a closer look at the details of this case. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • The crime Andrea Yates committed
  • Capital murder and death qualified
  • The insanity defense and how it relates to cases like Andrea Yates
  • Background information on Andrea Yates and her religious beliefs
  • Outcome of the Andrea Yates trial